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Calavera Dubbel - Microcerveceria Gourmet Calavera

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Calavera Dubbel
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Mexico

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BretSikkink on 08-19-2011)
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BretSikkink

Mexico

3.48/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Good look with a murky brown body and decent head. Doesn't stick much. Not bad overall though.

Nose is far too faint for the bruising dubbel style. Caramel and pepper are in there with a slight fruitiness and a dry chalky sensation as well.

The flavor is similar in that it is good but not great and generally uncompelling. Raisin and other dark fruits mingle with the caramel but they do not build to a greater, more complex purpose. As with other calavera beers I have had, it comes out a little thin, tasting of carbonation, and generally lacking the highest levels of attenuation skills. This is easily the most difficult trick in the book and the Belgians hav had centuries to perfect it. Calavera is on its way but still has a lot of work to do.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2011 03:03:30 | More by BretSikkink
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aelfraed

Mexico

3.75/5  rDev +5%

07-01-2014 04:27:38 | More by aelfraed
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FLima

Brazil

2.89/5  rDev -19%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Light murky brown color with a thin head with very short term retention.
Predominant malty and grainy aroma with notes of caramels and cognac.
Malty flavor with grains, hay, some citrusy, caramels, booze, raisins and herbal hop notes.
Interesting that the aroma indicated a much heavier body and a bolder beer, but the promise wasn’t fulfilled. Light body ending watery with medium carbonation.
Lacks complexity on a body that cannot hold its just 6.4% abv and it does not feel balanced. Bland for the style, not awful, but I wouldn’t have it again.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2014 00:43:56 | More by FLima
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KikeIPA

Texas

4/5  rDev +12%

08-25-2013 21:02:11 | More by KikeIPA
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jazztoloc

Mexico

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-04-2013 01:57:38 | More by jazztoloc
Calavera Dubbel from Microcerveceria Gourmet Calavera
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